Penn State alumnus Jason Walker is an invited artist in "Story Telling: About Life" at the ninth Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) 2017 in Korea, presented by the Korea Ceramic Foundation. The exhibition began April 22 and runs through May 28 at the Icheon World Ceramics Center in Icheon Cerapia, Gyeonggi province.
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The Ronald K. De Long Gallery and the Community Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley will present the work of nearly 100 local students who studied studio art during the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters in its Student Art Exhibition, set for June 26 to Aug. 10. The annual exhibition highlights excellent student work created in visual studies courses at Penn State Lehigh Valley.
"Getting My Way and Whining About It," an exhibition of paintings by Miranda Holmes, will be on display through Sept. 7, in the Art Alley, HUB-Robeson Galleries on the University Park campus of Penn State.
Penn State has become the first educational institution in the world, and the second location in North or South America, to partner with Short Edition of Grenoble, France. The innovative agreement developed by the Penn State University Libraries will deliver short, original pieces of Penn State creative writing into the public’s hands, encouraging direct community engagement with and conversation about writing by Penn State faculty, staff and students.
President Eric J. Barron’s monthly show, “Digger Deeper,” will air at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on May 21 on WPSU-TV. This month’s show will focus on the impact a Penn State summer camp can have on middle school students’ attitudes toward science.
Objects and memories, transience and stability are explored in “Vestiges,” an exhibit of fabric installations on display May 23 through July 23 in The Gallery at Penn College.
Rather than having a staff appreciation day this year, the College of Arts and Architecture celebrated its staff for the entire week, May 8–12.
With a sound blending the rich harmonies and lyrics of the Simon & Garfunkel era with a modern sensibility, the local five-piece folk-pop band Sunday Muse will entertain at the Penn State Abington outdoor amphitheater on May 18. The concert is free and open to the public.
A new exhibit showing the rich variety and range of techniques and materials used in overpainted photographs from the 19th and early 20th centuries is on display through July 30. “The Painted Photograph: Selections from the B. & H. Henisch Photo-History Collection” is located in the Henisch Room, 201A Pattee Library, at University Park.
“Working Class: Build & Grow Green,” produced by Pennsylvania College of Technology and WVIA Public Media, has earned a 2017 Bronze Telly Award. It is the second episode produced for the “Working Class” public television series and the second to win a Bronze Telly.
Friends and colleagues of Sue Haug surprised her with the establishment of an endowment in her honor at a reception on May 4. Haug, director of Penn State's School of Music since 2005, has stepped down from that post but will remain on the faculty.
The Penn State Mont Alto Student Chorale hosted 140 students from four other area schools in a grand evening of choral performances during Penn State Mont Alto’s Third Annual Choral Festival on the evening of May 6 in the Multipurpose Activities Center (MAC).
Thomas Mann is bringing his Trajectory Heart Project to the Lehigh Valley in July. The project, which is hosted by Penn State Lehigh Valley, demonstrates the importance of bringing art to the community by publicly sharing the complete experience of building and documenting the sculpture.
"Photo 100 – Best of Class,” an art gallery photography exhibit prepared in collaboration with students in Photo 100, will be on display in the Friedman Art Gallery at Penn State Wilkes-Barre through the end of August. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
WPSU Penn State earned three awards from the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters for excellence in broadcasting. The awards were presented during the PAB’s annual luncheon on Monday, May 8, in Hershey.